Nirvana In Christian Religion

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Christianity emphases on the trust of life after death as a central and indispensable view of their faith, nevertheless an extensive range of ideas are present. Christianity is the belief in God but more importantly, it is the belief that he sent his one and only son to save us from our coming judgment of God. "For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.” (Bible John 3:16) Therefore, most Christians follow the notion that Jesus perished on the cross for the immoralities of civilization, so that we could attain salvation. Salvation means reclamation from the power of sin and in concrete terms people need God’s salvation in order to get into heaven. Jesus'…show more content…
The first is entering what is called nirvana. This is the ultimate goal in Buddhism, and only those who are enlightened will achieve this destination. Nirvana is final the liberation from the cycle of reincarnation. The literal meaning of the word is “to extinguish” in context of extinguishing a flame. The actual destination of nirvana is not clearly stated. Buddha himself described nirvana as “incomprehensible, indescribable, and inconceivable”. (http://buddhism.about.com/od/karmaandrebirth/a/reincarnation.htm) It is the freedom of being released from all desires, which ends all suffering. In a sense it might be considered blissful non-existence. The other possibility is reincarnation. Rendering to the Anatta doctrine reincarnation is dictated by karma, which is taught in Buddhism to mean “volitional action”. If a person creates karma he creates energy that will manifest itself after death into a new form, otherwise thought of as rebirth. Buddhism and Christianity are both religions that have an abounding amount of history and millions of sincere followers all over the world. In some ways, the two beliefs are comparable, being established largely on the teachings of a single man; for instance Buddha in Buddhism and Christ in Christianity. Although, there are numerous differences between Christianity and Buddhism, their understanding of the world and the life after death, that make each religion
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